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is expected to present its findings to congress in the investigation of last month's attacks on the u.s. consulate which kid u.s. ambassador chris steve an and three other americans. yesterday, department said it did not believe the attacks were linked to protests over an anti-is a is lambic film made in the u.s. new documents suggest there was an internal disagreement about the amount of security needed at the consulate. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for the shooting of a 14-year-old girl in pakistan. the teen activist was shot twice while riding on a bus that was taking children home from school. the unknown gunman asked for her by name and then shot her in the head and neck. she is still alive but doctors say the next few days are critical. she is known as an advocate for girls' education which the taliban opposes. the u.s. state department strongly condemns the tax calling it barbaric and cowardly. >>> as if we don't already pay enough at the gas pump, how would you like to pay even more to fill up? >> not good news. straight ahead, why some people in our area might be
th, 2012. live look outside right now at the u.s. capitol dome in washington, d.c. >> it feels warm for the start of the day. it was so cool, like in the 40s or others. >> early sunday morning, it was chilly to me but then it got better throughout the day. it got better. >> you hear tucker over here, what? >> it was chilly sunday morning. >> saturday was cool. day was c >> yesterday turned into a great day. today, a day of transitions. that means rain showers. >> is that the code for rain showers. >> that is my nice way of spinning that on a monday morning t won't rain all day today. the threat of rain showers by late morning. -- it won't rain all day today. you can see it is a thin ribbon of rain showers stretching just east of pittsburgh down through west virginia. the cold front will be moving in later this morning. we've seen the clouds up crease overnight and a better and better chance we'll get some scattered showers around here. maybe a thunderstorm too if you are south and east of the city later this afternoon as the showers move through. bring an umbrella. not going to be r
protests from japanese citizens, six u.s. military aircraft were transferred to a base in japan today. hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside that base on the southern island of okinawa. they say osprey hybrid aircraft have bad safety records and are dangerous for people living near the base. more than 50,000 american troops are currently stationed in japan. >>> iran is looking to replace google and its e-mail service. officials say they have already banned g mail in response to the controversial anti-islam film made in america. the film was posted on youtube, which is owned by google. iran's telecommunications department promises a clean version of the internet to help curb western influence. >>> and the time 5:37. next, the interview with d.c. sniper lee boyd malvo. >> i'm sorry i murdered your husband. i'm sorry i murdered your wife. >> what the convicted killer had to say about the actions he made as he terrorized the d.c. region. "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's
now. right now. >>> happy wednesday, october 17th. hump day, live look outside right now at the u.s. capitol dome. tucker guaranteed there would be no rain yesterday and he was 100% right. good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's see if he can guarantee it again today. >> going for two in a row. going to be dry today. today will be even nicer and warmer than yesterday. >> all right. by afternoon, we'll be near 70. there is a live look at the satellite picture. we've got a few clouds streaming through but no rainfall associated with it. and it should quickly push off to the east and to the north. i think we'll be generally dealing with sunshine today just like yesterday and with a bit of a suggested early breeze today. a little bit warmer conditions later today than what we had around here yesterday. it is cool right now. cold in spots. right now, at reagan national, it is 49 degrees. 49 at reagan national as we switch maps. 49degrees. 39 out at dulles. bw incident marshall, 43 degrees. definitely a jacket here for the first part of the day. by this aftern
to collide with a guided missile cruiser. the u.s. montpelier and the u.s.s. jacinto collided. the damage is still being assessed. >>> social security benefits are going up next year and later today, 56 million people would rely on the payments will find out exactly how much their monthly payments will go up. the increase is tied to inflation and that will be released later on today. preliminary figures put the increase between 1 and 2% which would be the lowest increase since automatic adjustments started in 1975. >>> we've heard of all kind of of animals being on the highway or we've run across them at some point. but what about elephants? that's right. elephants. drivers in mississippi international societied i guess you could say too "twilight" the surprise when four circus elephants got loose from the truck they were riding in, veered off the road. officials say the elephants were shocked and scared but otherwise okay and continued on their trip in a new truck. but elephants wandering around the highway. that is a new one. >> and in mississippi. >>> fed up with cars speeding through
in the race for the u.s. senate. the aarp and the virginia league of women voters hosted the debate. they touched on issues that included win's health, defense cuts, entitlement programs, illegal immigration and economy. the race could determine the balance of power in the u.s. senate too. >> it was good. it was the fastest hour in show biz. we covered a lot of ground and i think are n a civil but clear way, showed that we have some differences. i think that is good for virginians. >> if he wasn't in the most partisan job jetting around the country, giving speeches, raising money in san francisco to new york city while trying to raise taxes on virginians, maybe there wouldn't have been over 100,000 jobs lost in virginia. >> recent polls show tim kaine leading george allen by more than four points. >>> if it sounds like a bad idea, then it probably is especially when you think about getting into the ring during a bull fight. >> coming up next the frightening scene that left many people -- >> why, people, why? barack obama and the liberals s $4,000. >> we're checking on that coming u
the globe will be paying attention to today's u.s. jobs report. there are some predictions the unemployment rate could go up to 8.2% from 8.1. u.s. stocks were up thursday ahead of the report. the dow picked up 81 points. the nasdaq rose 14. today in japan, the nikkei rose 39. it is now 5:37. we'll be back. we david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay in maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i
near the u.s.- mexico line. one bored agent killed. another one wounded. up next, we'll get the latest on the search for the gunman. >>> a massive ball of fire and smoke at a fuel warehouse. we are checking more headlines coming up next. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharmacy. accepts united healthcare benefit plans. find a clinic near you at minuteclinic.com. >>> still no arrest in the death of a border patrol agent. he was killed early tuesday in arizona. this was a nope drug corridor near the mexican border. a fellow agent also hot is in stable condition. >>> a former butler to pope benedict xvi admits to betraying the pontiff by copying and leaking confidential documents but insists his motives w
protests. >> thank you. >>> turning to politics now, the u.s. senate race in virginia takes a pot light tonight as democrat tim kaine and republican george allen face off in richmond. the race between the two former governors has been close. but a new rasmussen poll of likely voters shows cain pull ago way with 52%. rasmussen has now moved the virginia senate race from toss- up to leaning democratic. >>> president obama spent the night in california at a fundraising concert in los angeles with a roster full of hollywood stars including actor george clooney, katie perry, stevie wonder, just to name a few. mitt romney is back in the battleground state of virginia today to deliver a speech on foreign policy at the virginia military institute in lexington. >>> two big tech firms in china are getting the cold shoulder from u.s. lawmakers. the house intelligence committee today releases a report warning american companies they should not do business with two chinese firms. the house panel says the firms pose a threat to national security based on recent cyberattacks traced to china. a maryla
when militants stormed the u.s. edmonton bassy in iran. she slipped away and hit out at the home of the canadian ambassador. the cia turns to exfiltration specialist tony mendez to come up with a plan to free them. he concocts a scheme to make a fake movie so he can leave with the americans as phony crew members. >> it's story about two governments that work together to save lives. it is a thrilling story. it is a nail biter. it is a comedy. the essence of it is it is true. >> brian cranston was thrilled to be part of this. >> it's victory and in an institution that has been maligned often and they do great work. this is -- there is cause for celebration in this. >> reporter: the real tony men mendez was at the premiere. >> the ci. a decided to celebrate their 50th anniversary. they wanted me to give away the secret so i did reluctantly. but it is working out. >> reporter: it is more than just working out of there is plenty of oscar buzz about argo already for affleck as both actor and director. he isn't ready to pop the cork on the champagne just yet. >> does all the oscar buzz
and heavy surf already being felt along parts of the u.s. as sandy barrels her way towards the region. >> we are looking for tropical storm-force winds along the coast beginning tonight and dangerous surf conditions over the next couple of days. we can't emphasize enough to keep people out of the water. the wind will be very strong. you will have lots of people affected. just a big mess for an awful lot of people. >> reporter: now, as sandy churns off the coast and heads up to the d.c. region, people are bracing for whatever she may bring and, of course, the big concern, power outages. power companies are making preparations for hundreds of thousands of potential outages in the area. in maryland, pge and pepco have crews on stand-by already. bge plans to bring in at least 500 contractors from out of state to help restore power and pepco already has 400 contractors ready to go and another 150 of its own crews. dominion and virginia power also tells us they have crews that they are preparing should this storm hit this area hard. so they are prepared. here in alexandria, we haven't seen them be
. october24th at the u.s. capitol dome. >> it is so pretty. >> it is. and it is warm. unseasonably warm according to tucker barnes. >> it is mild out there. 50s and low 60s is not -- >> it is october. >> for this time of year, it is great. it will be fantastic later today. about 80 this afternoon. >> maybe they're tellinyou to keep it moving. >> i think they're doing more than that. they're going to encourage me to though. we have light showers out to the west. you can see those in west virginia. this might be a sprinkle or a light shower early this morning particularly for our friends watching out in west virginia around western maryland. you have the best chance for it. maybe a sprinkle will make it across the mountains. otherwise, partly sunny conditions and a return to warm temperatures this afternoon with highs expected to again be in the upper 70s and low 80s. 61 right now. this your mild temperatures. 54 at dulles. a little cool are out to the west. bwi marshall, 57 degrees. a little cool start to the day and then very warm by 5:00 p.m. with a high temperature topping out near 80
is warning that u.s. policy is hostile an is pushing the korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war. the north korean foreign minister blasted the united states in a speech to the u.n. yesterday. he also said his country's nuclear program is a deterrent to all-out war. no comment yet from the white house. >>> police are hoping for new clues today in a decades-old mystery. scientists at michigan state university are expected to release the results of tests on soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway in a residential neighborhood. they are trying to determine whether the remains of jimmy hoffa could be buried there. the teamsters boss vanished almost 40 years ago and neighbors are eagerly awaiting that report. >> this is history in the making. amazing. >> i think it would be cool if it was. something good for the community, something cool to say this is where you live. jimmy hoffa is buried there. >> a tip about the prior owner of the property who worked for a detroit mafia cap tape led to the search. police are not sure the time line matches up to hoffa's death but investigato
6th. >>> fox 5 is holding a debate with the three candidates running for the u.s. senate for maryland. it's scheduled for a week from tomorrow on october 31st from 9:00 to 10:00 in the morning. if you have a question you'd like us to ask them send them to senate debate at wttg.com. >>> and just a reminder for you. if you live in the district, early voting is underway. voters can cast their ballots at one judiciary square between 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and each ward will offer early voting starting saturday. early voting will then end on november 3rd. if you can't vote early or on election day you can still apply for an absentee ballot. that deadline is next tuesday. >>> and if you live in maryland you can start voting early on saturday. the voting centers will be open 10:00 to 8:00 each day except sunday. on sunday the hours are noon to 6:00. early voting in maryland runs through november 1st. virginia doesn't have early voting but if you are unable to vote on election day you can cast an absentee ballot by mail or in person. >>> and a programming note. we have a new sho
of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> there is some breaking news coming from middle east today. suspected u.s. drone air strikes have killed at least seven al-qaeda militants in yemen. that is according to security officials there. the militants had apparently gathered at a farm in the south of country. officials say the air strikes came after tips from local residents that an al-qaeda attack on the town was imminent. >>> making headline this morning, a disturbing discovery for some parents with children at a bethesda day care center. four toddlers at the lynbrook child care center wandered way from the play ground and into the streets on monday. the day care says it conducted an investigate and has fired the teachers involved. it also says it has reported the incident to the appropriate oversight agency. maryland regulators are investigating. >>> the trial resumes today for the two prince george's county police officers charged with beating a university of maryland student. this all happened back in 2010 during some wild celebrations after the terps beat duke in a basketball game. yesterday,
but the family of the bangladeshi man says he is innocent and claims quazi nafis only got a student visa to the u.s. to study business. we are all learning that he actually took cybersecurity courses at southeast missouri state university. university. >>> a seattle woman taking action against the city's metro system after she and her baby were kicked off a bus. you see, the mother was riding the bus to take her one-year- old to the doctor because the baby was suffering from a stomach flu. passengers started to complain about the smell of the little boy's dirty diaper. the bus driver made her get off a half mile away from the dillwynic. in a statement, metro officials say this is a unique situation and they are investigating what happened. >>> a massachusetts woman may be wishing she didn't dump her boyfriend so soon. ended up hitting the lottery after the break had been up. sunny singh won $30 million in the lottery. he says it almost didn't happen saying he was busy working two jobs so he had his sister pick up the ticket. singh says he plans on using his millions to support his family and communi
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